One of the genre movies that made a big impression on the festival circuit last year was Julia Ducournau’s Raw. The movie had a lot of buzz coming out of Cannes where it won a FIPRESCI Prize and it was a runner up for the Midnight Madness award at TIFF (where it also supposedly made someone pass out… always a nice reputation to have). Now Focus Features is bringing it to select theatres and they have released a pretty fantastic first trailer. The story revolves around a 16-year-old girl in her first year at veterinary school who is forced to undergo a strange hazing ritual. As a strict vegetarian she is conflicted upon being pressured to eat rabbit kidneys, but soon finds herself undergoing a transformation that gives her an insatiable craving for flesh. Based on that synopsis alone, I’m sure you can see how it might earn a spot alongside such extreme French horror classics as Inside and Martyrs. Raw hits select theatres on March 10th; check out the trailer after the jump and let us know what you think.